Musical Theatre Certificate

Degrees Available
Undergraduate Certificate
The Musical Theatre Certificate offers students the opportunity to study this popular art form in a flexible program. As a Theatre, Voice, or Dance Major students may audition for entrance into this highly selective program each spring and can be admitted even as incoming Freshmen.

Students in this interdisciplinary program train with experts in Private Voice Coaching, Musical Theatre Dance and Technique as well as Master Classes and Musical Theatre Productions and Performances.

Alumni of the program are seeing success on Broadway and in National Tours in Mean Girls, Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Percy Jackson, and others!

For further information contact Nancy or 859-257-8166.


A successful audition is required to participate in the Musical Theatre Certificate. A student must be a declared major in one of the following disciplines: Theatre, Music, or Dance. Current students must be in good academic standing and maintain a 3.0 GPA in their major courses to participate.

Please prepare:

  • 2 contrasting songs - 32 bars/1-1:30 minutes each
  • 1 minute Monologue
  • There will be a dance portion of the audition, but no need to prepare anything for this.

For incoming students, applications for admission to the University of Kentucky, as well as application deadline and materials information, are available on the UK Admissions site.

Auditions for entry into the 2023-2024 year will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023Deadline to register is February 4, 2023. If you can't attend in person, please reach out to Nancy Jones at


Click to view requirements and curriculum for each major.


Created 07/08/2021
Last Updated 10/18/2022